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Events & Festivals

There's always something happening on Florida's Gulf Coast. Find out what events will be going on during your stay, or take a look at some of our favorite annual festivals!

Note: Due to COVID-19 regulations from Federal, State or County governments, events may be postponed or cancelled. Please refer to the event and/or the event host's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding each event.

Watch artist Andy Daily create a sand sculpture from scratch, and save the date for the return of the Siesta Key Crystal Classic in 2021!

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Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica
January 8, 2022
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January 30, 2022

The Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica exhibit showcases artists from the Borucan Indian tribe of Costa Rica. Join us and experience the vibrant, hand-carved and painted balsa wood masks showcased in the Museum of Botany...

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  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
SILL Presents "Independence Corrupted: How America's Judges Really Make Their Decisions"
January 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022

Judge Charles B. Schudson will bring us behind the trial bench to meet judges analyzing trials and sentencings and explain how judges weigh life and death, million-dollar damages, and our civil rights. With scholarship and compelling cases, he will examine the personal, professional, and...

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  • 10:30am - 11:30am
First United Methodist Church
3224 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34239
Chamber Soirée: Inheritance
January 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022

Beethoven – Quintet Op. 16 for Piano and Winds
Michael Tilson Thomas – Street Song
Mozart – String Quartet No. 17, K. 458, (The Hunt)

Beethoven, Mozart, and Michael Tilson Thomas: each of these extraordinary composers learned the "family business" from his father. Inspired by “The...

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  • 5:30pm
Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center
709 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Angels for Artists
January 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022

Super fun and important art events ANGELS FOR ARTISTS, sponsored by Halo Arts Project. All art sales finance Halo Fellowship Awards funding deserving Visual Artists from the Southwest Florida region. Over 100 works to bid on (minimum $75) designed by local and nationwide talented artists....

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  • 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Mara Gallery
1421 5th Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Visual Arts
January 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022

Join Assistant Curator Emory Conetta in exploring this season’s new exhibitions. The program will discuss the Museum’s newest initiatives and provide insight into the behind-the-scenes work that made these exhibitions possible.

Enjoy the exhibitions prior to the program!
Gallery hours...

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  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sarasota Art Museum
1001 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Food & Drink
January 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022

Join us for dinner as we hear Global Disciples founder, Galen Burkholder, speak on near-culture missions and what it means to be an ordinary disciple - with extraordinary influence!

Seating begins at 6pm ET and a banquet-style dinner will be served at 6:30pm ET. Dinner will be followed by...

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  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Bethel Mennonite Church
2985 Bethel Lane
Sarasota, FL 34240
Nokomis Beach Sunset Sound Bath
January 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022

Join Sound Healer Kelly Kelita for a relaxing sunset sound bath on the sand at Nokomis Beach. A Sound Bath is an acoustic sound healing journey that relaxes the body, clears the subconscious, calms the mind, and activates your body’s natural healing systems. Bring a blanket and pillow and create...

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  • 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Nokomis Beach
100 S Casey Key Road
Nokomis, FL 34275
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
January 26, 2022
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January 28, 2022

Over 15,000 Jewish children passed through Terezin, and only about a hundred were still alive at the end of the war. One of the survivors, Raja, having lived through it all, teaching the children when there was nothing to teach with, helping to give them hope when there was little enough reason...

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  • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Sarasota High School Theatre
2155 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, FL 34239
PC: Sorcha Augustine
January 27, 2022
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January 30, 2022

This year, “Dance Makers'' features new imaginative dance pieces created by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, including Dazaun Soleyn, Jennifer Nugent, and Christal Brown. Dance Makers will also revive Kinda Cagey, the fan-favorite grand piano and dancer duet from SCD’s 2nd...

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  • 7:00pm
Jane B. Cook Theatre
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243

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